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Office of Land Conservation

Welcome to DCR's Office of Land Conservation website. The office helps citizens and organizations protect land by:

  1. Helping interested landowners understand all the different options available for protecting their land;
  2. Providing information regarding land conservation to the public; and
  3. Providing services to state agencies, local governments, land trusts and professionals through:
    • Technical assistance.
    • Workshops and training.
    • Serving as a clearinghouse for information.

Its goal is to connect you with the information and agency, land trust or organization that best address your needs... to point you in the right direction. Use the phone number and email address listed below to contact DCR's land conservation staff directly.

For more information and assistance, please contact:

Manager, Office of Land Conservation, 804-225-2048, or Land Conservation Analyst, 804-371-5218
Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation
600 E. Main St., 24th Floor
Richmond, Virginia 23219
email landcon@dcr.virginia.gov.


DCR's Office of Land Conservation is a featured partner on LandScope, where you can find a variety of information and interactive mapping tools to guide local and statewide land conservation efforts. Click here or on the logo to explore the LandScope Virginia website.

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Land conservation in Virginia
Of all the questions which can come before this nation, short of the actual preservation of its existence in a great war, there is none which compares in importance with the great central task of leaving this land even a better land for our descendants than it is for us.
- Theodore Roosevelt